Child education assistance You can get education assistance if posting to a new location is disruptive to your child's education. Special needs assistance Defence can provide special needs assistance for your dependant when you're posted to a new location. Compassionate travel in Australia Your travel may be paid for if you're visiting a sick or deceased family member. Trainee's dependant allowance Trainees with dependants may be eligible to receive this allowance. Emergency support Defence may provide benefits when your family experiences an emergency or crisis. ADF Family Health Program Members can claim health services for their dependants when they're registered in the ADF Family Health Program. Reserve Assistance Program Reserve members can access mental health support for themselves, their dependants or people who live in their household. Death of a dependant Defence may provide financial assistance when your recognised dependant dies. Death of a member You may get compensation payments and housing assistance when a member dies. Travel for specialist treatment when your dependants live in a remote location Help for dependants to attend specialist medical or dental appointments.